Soft Molasses Cookies

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • ¾ cup hot water
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon soda

Method

Cream butter, add sugar, well beaten egg, molasses and hot water, then the mixed and sifted dry ingredients. Drop from spoon in warm buttered pan; bake quickly.